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Maine Coon

Maine Coon Cat Breed

The Maine Coon Cat Breed The Maine Coon is one of the oldest natural breeds in North America, and is generally regarded as a native of the state of Maine. Despite legend, these cats are NOT a cross between a cat and a raccoon but descendants of domestic cats and …

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Korat

Korat Cat

The Korat Cat Breed Known for hundreds of years in its native Thailand (Siam) as the Si-Swat, the Korat even in Thailand is rare and are prized for their beauty and reputed power to bring good luck. There is no registration record of Korats until 1959 when a Bangkok breeder …

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Himalayan

Himalayan

The Himalayan Cat Breed This attractive man-made breed started as a deliberate attempt to establish a Siamese-patterned, blue eyed cat with Persian coat and body type. In 1924, two breeders, one in England and the other in America started working independently to make this dream cat a reality. The Siamese …

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Havana Brown

Havana Brown

The Havana Brown Cat Breed Havana Browns developed from early British-bred cats of moderate type sent to the U.S. in the 1950s. The name was derived from its mahogany coat color, which resembles the color of a Cuban tobacco. Breeders in America preferred to maintain the early moderate body and …

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Foreign Burmese

Foreign Burmese

The Foreign Burmese Cat Breed Foreign Burmese is the breed name used by the Canadian Cat Association to designate Burmese Cats with a red gene in their ancestry. This breed distinction is peculiar to North America. Some American associations use the name European Burmese for this group of Burmese. All …

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Exotic Shorthair

Exotic Shorthair Cat

The Exotic Shorthair Cat Breed The Exotic Shorthair is a man-made breed, that was developed in the 1960s from breeding’s between Persians and American Shorthairs. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cat breeds to those who prefer the cobby type of body. It can best be described as …

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Cymric

Cymric Cat Breed

The Cymric Cat Breed The origin of this longhaired, tailless relative of the Manx is uncertain; it could be from the Isle of Man or possibly Wales. Longhair kittens began to appear in Manx litters born right here in Canada in the 1960’s. Supporters chose the name Cymric, (pronounced kumric) …

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Cornish Rex

Cornish Rex

The Cornish Rex Cat Breed The Cornish Rex originated in Cornwall, England in 1950. In a litter of kittens born to a barn cat, one kitten displayed an unusual short wavy coat. His owner took this kitten, later named Kallibunker, to a well-known cat breeder and rabbit fancier with an …

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Chantilly

Chantilly Cat Breed

The Chantilly Cat Breed The Chantilly is a medium size cat originally called “Foreign Longhair”. The coat is semi-long, full and with a plumed tail. Its long ear tufts are one of the most striking features. Average weight is 8-12 lbs., with males being larger than females. Both sexes are …

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Burmilla

Burmilla Cat

The Burmilla Cat Breed The Burmilla is a breed that originated in the United Kingdom in 1981 as a result of an accidental mating between a Chinchilla Persian male and a Lilac (Platinum) Burmese female. The resulting offspring were so impressive in type and vigor that it was decided to …

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